S.T.O.M.P. II Medical Pack, by Pat Cascio

It may not look like it when you walk into my home office. It looks messy, but I know where everything is. I like to be organized, and with the Blackhawk Products new S.T.O.M.P. II Medical Pack, it makes it easy to find all the medical supplies one might need in an emergency. We’re taking a close look at the SEAL team Medic-inspired medical backpack today. Ambulance Boxes Back In the Day Back in the day, and we’re talking way back in the day when I worked on an ambulance, we had all of our medical gear stored inside of …

Recipe of the Week: Tropical Tea Warmer, by A.P.

Ingredients: 6 cups boiling water 6 tea bags 1/3 cup sugar 2 tbs honey 1 1/2 cups orange juice 1 1/2 cups pineapple juice 1 orange sliced (unpeeled) Directions: Pour boiling water over tea bags in a pot. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags and stir in the sugar, honey, orange juice, pineapple juice, and orange slices. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Serve from the pot o o o Do you have a favorite recipe that would be of interest to SurvivalBlog readers? Please send it via e-mail. Thanks!

Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on ancient coins. (See the Tangibles investing section.)   Precious Metals: We’ll start today’s column with this by Neils Christensen: Gold On The Menu Next Week If Trade Outlook Improves After G-20 – Analysts o  o  o Reader George T. tipped us to this article: …

The Editors’ Quote of the Day:

“They wouldn’t take me in the [U.S.] Navy because of my glass eye. So I joined the merchant navy, who allowed monocular crew if you worked in the kitchens. You’re not wanted on deck or in the engine room with one eye, but you’re good to fire up the ovens and cook hundreds of chops.” – Peter Falk